John Halifax, Gentleman (1938)

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John Halifax, a homeless waif arrives in Norton Bury in 1790. He eventually becomes a partner in the mill of his employer and a highly respected member of the community. The film also illustrates the industrial disputes and the economic depressions of the early nineteenth century.

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